Ecology of Heterocarpus sibogae
Main Ref. del Mundo, C.M., 2000
Remarks Found on gray or green mud, fine sand or fine sand shells and pebbles (Ref. 881).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Heterocarpus sibogae may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Soft Bottom: sand ( fine, ); mud; Hard Bottom: rubble;
Substrate Ref. Chace, F.A. Jr., 1985
Special habitats
Special habitats Ref.


Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Rainer, S.F., 1992
Feeding habit hunting macrofauna (predator)
Feeding habit Ref. Rainer, S.F., 1992

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.74 0.40 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne on 01.29.08
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 12.06.16
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